Celine Dion's husband, René Angélil, dies after battle with cancer

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Posted: Jan 14, 2016 4:36 PM

(Reuters) - René Angélil, the husband of award-winning singer Celine Dion, died on Thursday at the age of 73 after a long battle with cancer, Dion said in a post on her Facebook page.

"Other information will be provided in the next few days," the post in French said, adding the family wishes to mourn in private.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Chris Reese)